Jan 19 Downtown Bismarck News

Bismarck Livability Survey

The Bismarck Mayor’s Economic Development Advisory Group is asking Bismarck citizens to take their Livability Survey, focusing on future opportunities and quality of life topics in the city. The Livability Survey will gather information and input from citizens to improve the long-term environment of the community. The results of the survey will be discussed at the Bismarck Mayor’s Livability Summit and will assist the Mayor’s Economic Development Advisory Group explore how to continue to grow and invest for the city’s future Strategic Planning efforts. The Mayor’s Economic Development Advisory Group (MEDAG) consists of community stakeholders and city leaders. The Bismarck Mayor’s Livability Summit is March 9 from 9am-2:30pm at the National Energy Center of Excellence on the Bismarck State College campus. Please take the survey here: bismarcksurvey.com.


Association News


Member United Way will host the MSA United Way Luncheon & Meeting on Thursday, Jan 27 from 11:30am-1pm at the Ramkota Hotel. MSA United Way will honor generous campaign volunteers, recognize businesses for outstanding campaign achievements and provide an opportunity to learn more about the impact of your contributions to United Way. For more information about this event please visit: www.msaunitedway.org.

Member Bismarck-Mandan Symphony Orchestra continues the 2016-2017 season’s “Vision of Grandeur,” with the fun and entertainment of “Winning Themes,” on Saturday, Jan 21. This concert highlights some of the best music in history. Concert starts at 7:30pm at the Belle Mehus Auditorium. Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased by calling 701-258-8345, by visiting BSMO office or online at bismarcksymphony.org.

Member ART Gallerie on Main has teamed up with the Bismarck Cancer Center Foundation for a monthly expressive arts workshop located at ART Gallerie on Main. Workshops are free for current and former patients, their families and caregivers. The next workshop, Mask Making, will take place on Feb 2 from 6-8pm and Feb 4 from 2-4pm. ART Gallerie on Main is located at 402 E Main Ave. For more information on how to participate please call Lydia at 701-425-8439 or visit: Healing Art Workshops.

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Downtown News

The City of Bismarck is asking neighborhoods to Adopt a Hydrant this snowy season. Adopt a Hydrant program will assist the Bismarck Fire Department in locating and clearing hydrants for easy access in case of emergencies. We encourage Downtown property owners and businesses to locate a hydrant near them and clear them! To find where the closest hydrant is in your neighborhood, please use the Interactive Hydrant Map.


Upcoming Events

Jan 27
Hairball with Unleashed
Bismarck Event Center
Jan 27
Live Standup Comedy @ Sixteen03
Sixteen03 Main Events
Jan 29
Dream Day Bridal Show 
Bismarck Event Center
Jan 23
Vitamin D Clinic 
Dakota Pharmacy
Jan 25
1 Million Cups 
Dakota Stage Ltd.
Jan 26
Open Mic Night 
Caffe Aroma Bismarck
Jan 26-Feb 4
Feb 4-5
Masks in the Moonlight 
Sixteen03 Main Events